Brachyura

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek βραχύς (brakhus, short) + οὐρά (oura, tail)

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Brachyura

  1. A taxonomic infraorder within the order Decapoda — the true crabs, characteristically with a short tail and a reduced abdomen.

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Last modified on 1 October 2013, at 12:27